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Electrolytes, Serum or Plasma

Mnemonic:    [LYTES]
Name:    Electrolytes, Serum or Plasma
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.
Reference Range:    See individual tests for normals
  Method:    Ion Selective Electrode
Note:    Includes: Sodium (Na), Potassium (K), Chloride (Cl) and Bicarbonate (CO2).